College years are some of the most defining of a young person’s life. Whether a student is attending university out of state or closer to home, freshman year can be scary and overwhelming. If you have a friend or family member heading off to college this fall, you’ll want to acknowledge her huge life change and show your support.
The best college student gifts are practical and useful. Dorm space can be limited, so a well-thought-out small to medium-sized gift can add value and make college years easier.
If you’re unsure what to buy your favorite coed, here’s a list of 25 affordable college student gifts she’s sure to love.
1. Microwave Bowl Cozy
2. Personalized Zip Code Pillow
3. Customized Neon Sign
4. Boho Aesthetic Wall
5. Floating Bedside Shelf
6. Custom College Starbucks Cup
7. Freshman Personalized Picture Frame
8. Young Broke and Fabulous Pillow
9. Dorm Sweet Dorm Doormat
10. Mesh Shower Caddy Tote
11. Long Distance Friendship Gift
12. Freshman Year Journal
13. Weighted Adult Blanket
14. Custom College Map
15. Flow Chart Laundry Bag
16. Funny College Candle
17. College Necklace
18. Open When Envelopes
19. Wooden Closet Dividers
20. Personalized Towels
21. Monogrammed Dorm Decor
22. Custom College Throw Pillow
23. Closet Organizers
24. Portable Heater
25. Personal Alarm Keychain
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Erika Marie is a fashion and beauty writer as well as a hardcore vintage clothing enthusiast. In her free time, she can be found thrifting for hidden gems to add to her collection.